social ministry

Prophet Angel buys Mercedes Benz for rapper Mudiwa Mutandwa

February 1, 2013
Prophet Uebert Angel has bought a Mercedes Benz C200 Kompressor for his spiritual son, musician Mudiwa Mutandwa. The gift is in recognition of Mudiwa’s impressive musical year that saw him bagging three awards and ministering the Word of God through song. The surprise gift came barely two weeks after Mudiwa donated ...

Catholics from around Zimbabwe celebrate Dominican sister’s silver jubilee

January 29, 2013
The Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and lay Catholics from Kwekwe and its area marked the silver jubilee of Sister Cecilia Mukazi’s vows, at St John’s Parish recently. Catholic deacons, friars and nuns, who converged at St Johns church, came from as far as Harare, Mutare ...

Sanyati Baptist Hospital makeover to make sure facility can function for next 60 years

January 17, 2013
The Sanyati Baptist Hospital makeover continues to bring hope to people in north-central Zimbabwe. In spite of the advances, much work remains. With electricity outages occurring on a regular basis and the high cost of diesel fuel prohibiting generator use, nurses often deliver late night babies by candlelight.  This Baptist-run 110-bed facility opened ...

Faiths-based organisations help hailstorm-hit Chivi families

January 10, 2013
About 35 Chivi families in Masvingo Province received a timely lifeline following the donation of blankets, cooking utensils, foodstuffs and makeshift tents from several NGOs like World Vision and churches last week. Chivi homesteads were destroyed by a hailstorm that hit the area recently. Speaking at the handover of the donations, ...

Makandiwa’s church hands USD8,000 donation to Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison inmates

January 3, 2013
Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa-led United Family International Church has donated Christmas goodies worth USD8,000 to female inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison. The donation consisted of 400 blankets, 1,200 packs of sanitary ware, 199 bars of washing soap, 161,100 ml of toothpaste, 196 pairs of tennis shoes, 107 tablets of bath soap, ...

Makumbi Mission orphans visited by Father Christmas. First time ever

December 31, 2012
Nearly 100 orphans at Makumbi Mission Orphanage in Domboshawa were recently treated to an early Christmas party by Hyundai Zimbabwe. The South Korean motoring company donated hampers and hosted an end-of-year Christmas party at the orphanage. Addressing the beneficiaries at the ceremony, Rotary Club of Harare Dawn president Tafadzwa Katemauswa ...

New African magazine names Makandiwa one of 100 most influential Africans

December 28, 2012
Pan-African publication New African recently named Zimbabwe’s Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa one of the 100 most influential Africans in the Religion/Traditional Leader category. The 2012 edition of the ranking carried out since 2003 descibes Makandiwa as follows: A self-proclaimed prophet, Emmanuel Makandiwa rose from a humble rural background to become one of Zimbabwe’s favourite pastors. His ...

Video: Canadian Christian, “Trip to Zimbabwe changed the way I teach”

December 27, 2012
“I saw God there. More than I had seen God ever in my life. It’s changed the way I shop, it’s changed the way I buy food, the way that I eat in general. It’s changed the way I teach,” says one of The Meeting House of Canada volunteers to Zimbabwe. ...

25 orphans receive Christmas presents in Kwekwe

December 24, 2012
Bethel Baptist church Pastor Keneth Tshuma bemoaned the lack of NGOs’ funding in their efforts to assist the underprivileged children. Tshuma is also the board secretary for Jordan Orphanage Trust. Recent event organised by Tshuma’s trust in Kwekwe (central Zimbabwe) saw 25 orphans receive Christmas presents of food stuffs. Speaking at the ...

IMBISA bishops meet over human trafficking and democratic change

December 21, 2012
Roman Catholic Bishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa of Mutare represented Zimbabwe at a conference on human trafficking and democratic change in Mozambique recently.  Catholic nuns have become active in many countries trying to rescue human trafficking victims. Women and girls are often tricked into agreeing to be taken to foreign countries on the ...
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